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Australia 369/10 & 294/10 (75.5 ov)
India 336/10 & 329/7 (97 ov)
India won by 3 wickets
Player of the match: Rishabh Pant
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Phew! So, here we are, crying a bit in joy, if you're an Indian fan obviously, or in anguish, if you're an Australian supporter. Nevertheless, what both sets of fans would have in common would be the realization of having witnessed a truly remarkable sporting spectacle, not just at the Gabba but throughout the series. 

There were twists and turns at every juncture, and each of those sub-plots accorded a chance for a new hero to be born. At Adelaide, Josh Hazlewood ran through the Indians, whereas Jasprit Bumrah returned the favour a game later, at the MCG. Ajinkya Rahane too stamped his imprint and found able allies in Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari - each of who played a massive role through the series. 

Rishabh Pant then enjoyed his moment in the sun at the SCG and at the Gabba, while Shubman Gill also announced to the world that he intended to leave a mark on the international circuit. And, as always, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith and Pat Cummins did what they do best, although it just fell short of what India were able to conjure, as a collective.  

In fact, the numbers that Australia had the two best bowlers (in terms of wickets) and the two best batsmen (in terms of runs) and still managed to lose, perhaps personifies the kind of team effort India was able to produce. And, to an extent, that is what would make the series special, for it rarely happens that teams rock up on Australian shores and emerge from the rubble relatively unscathed (at least figuratively). 

And, on that note, it is perhaps time to reminisce on what has transpired and consider ourselves lucky to have been a part of it all, especially in the hard times that have encapsulated the globe. After all, embracing embracing these challenges and taking them head on, is something that the Indian side has taught us over these past few weeks. And, that should hold us in pretty good stead, moving forward too.  

So, that will be that from us at Sportskeeda! Hope you enjoyed our coverage and don't forget to tune in to Sportskeeda for all the live updates from the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, the Big Bash League and the other international assignments coming up! As for matches concerning India, be sure that we will be back quicker than light, covering the 1st Test between India and England from the 5th of February! 

Till then, this is Shashwat Kumar and Prakhar Sachdeo signing off! Ciao! 
Where do we start to summarise this incredible match. When Tim Paine won the toss and opted to bat first everyone felt that it would be a struggle for India. But an inexperienced bowling line-up comprising of T Natarajan, Mohammed Siarj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar and Shardul Thaur bowled their hearts out. But they could not stop Marnus Labuschange from getting a hundred. As a result, Australia finished on 369. 

In reply, India were reduced to 186/6. It looked like it would be Australia all the way but then Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar kickstarted India's fightback. Their 123-run partnership helped India score 336 giving Australia a mere lead of 33 runs. Mohammed Siraj was brilliant in the second Australian inning as he picked his first five-for. He was well supported by Shardul Thakur who claimed 4 wickets. Australia finished with 294 runs setting India a total of 327. 

In the chase, an old warhorse (Cheteshwar Pujara) and India's future stars (Shubhman Gill and Rishabh Pant) did the job in a thrilling chase. Gill made a determined and stylish 91, Pujara was all grit as he took the balls on his body but stood tall for his gritty 56. And then came the thrilling inning of 89 from the bat of Rishabh Pant to help India seal off a memorable win. 
Rahane lifts the Border Gavaskar trophy. The rest of the team joins Rahane to join in the celebration. And the first player Rahane presents the trophy to is T Natarajan. That is what this team is all about to recognize each and every performance. 
Ajinkya Rahane goes and lifts the all-important trophy for which the two teams fought tooth and nail for more than a month. 
Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane: The win clearly means a lot to us. The team showed a lot of character, especially after the Adelaide loss.It was all about intent to chase the total down here. Credits to Pujara, on how he batted. Taking 20 wickets is the key so we went for 5 bowlers. Washington Sundar was the key player. Credits to the new players on how they handled the pressure. After the Adelaide Test, we did not think much, we just wanted to win. It was a team effort. Also I would like to thank the Indian fans for all their support. We also would like to preset a signed jersey from our side to Nathan Lyon for him to complete the 100 Test matches. 
Australian Test captain Tim Paine: I am feeling disappointed. We were outplayed by a disciplined Indian side. We will look into the areas of improvement. We have an important series coming up against South Africa. The conditions dictated the proceedings. Indian took the balls on their body and did well to win. India did very well to win the series. 
Player of the Series is Pat Cummins: Good hard day of Test cricket. But India played well and they deserved to win. The wicket was good. We are overall very happy with the series. 
Player of the Match is Rishabh Pant: This is my best performance in Tests. But I have been well supported by my teammates and the support staff. I am happy that I won the match for India today. The ball was turning a bit today. I had to be smart with my shot selection. 
Australia have a lot of questions to answer. Their batting has come under some scrutiny, so has Tim Paine's captaincy. 
India just did not give up come what may! They were beaten, they were hurt (emotionally and physically), they were abused, but this young team showed the nerves of steel to withstand all of it! 
The whole of the Indian contingent is going around Gabba to thank the Indian supporters. Young Rishabh Pant is walking with the tri-color in his hand! 
India has won the series in absence of Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin. This has been the a second-string Indian side doing the impossible in Australia. 
Indian players rush of the field and engulf Rishabh Pant in hugs!!!!!!! Pant has played an inning worth remembering for years to come. India win the Test by 3 wickets and win the series 2-1. Who would have thought that the series would have enfolded in such a manner after India were bowled out for just 36 at Adelaide. 
And India win! INCREDIBLE !!!!! 
96.6 Josh Hazlewood to Rishabh Pant, FOUR! PANT FINISHES IT IN STYLE! INDIA WIN THE SERIES! WHAT A GAME! WHAT A PLAYER! Yorker outside off stump and Pant jams his bat down on it. He gets decent enough contact and crashes the ball down the ground past mid off for four! Australia lose at the Gabba! This is not a drill! I repeat, this is not a drill!
96.5 Josh Hazlewood to Rishabh Pant, length delivery way down the leg side. Pant looks to scoop that one over the keeper's head but does not get any sort of contact on it. Looks like AUstralia want to keep Saini on strike for the next over, if it happens!
Navdeep Saini, RHB, walks out to bat. 
This match is not for the faint-hearted!!!!!
96.4 Josh Hazlewood to Shardul Thakur, OUT! THAKUR DEPARTS NOW! Length delivery on middle and leg stump and Shardul looks to go over the top. In the end, he lobs it up towards mid wicket where Lyon completes the easiest of catches! DRAMA AT THE GABBA! YET AGAIN!
India only a hit away from the win now! 
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